Beshear Hires Preston As Senior Adviser

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Incoming Governor Steve Beshear has tapped a Lexington business leader to be his senior adviser.

Thomas Preston founded a Lexington public relations firm. He will report directly to the governor. Preston will also be a liaison between Beshear and state agencies during emergencies and disasters.

Preston has been involved in state government during his career, including a stint as a top assistant to former Gov. Wendell Ford.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by LEX Location: LEXINGTON KY on Nov 13, 2007 at 01:55 PM
    LET'S ROLL? SILLY AS YOUR TYPING SKILLS. I LOOK FORWARD TO THE DAY BESHEAR AND KY'S DEMOCRATIC PARTY TAKE US BACK TO THE BOTTOM OF THE NATION AS THEY DID PRIOR TO THE HONORABLE, DIGNIFIED GOV. FLETCHER'S LEADERSHIP. FLETCHER, YOU WILL BE GREATLY MISSED BY KENTUCKY. GOV. FLETCHER, WOULD YOU PLEASE RUN FOR THE CONGRESSIONAL SEAT YOU GAVE UP TO SERVE ALL OF KY? CENTRAL KY NEEDS YOU.
  • by SPIKE LEE OF KY.BB Location: LEX.KY. on Nov 13, 2007 at 09:34 AM
    GOVERNOR ELECT STEVE BESHEAR STILL"GOT IT".IN THE LAST FEW DAYS I SEE HIM RISING TO THE OCCASSION FOR KY.I'M SEEING A REAL GO GETTER.THIS ALL NEW ADMINISTRATION WILL GOVERN LIKE HIS CAMPAIGN,DIRECT AND FORCEFULLY WITH TRUTH.BESHEAR HAS SHOWN HE CAN TAKE SHARP ELBOWS ALONG WITH SUSTAINING ATTACKS.MENTALLY AND PHYSICALLY HE'S READY LIKE STEADY FREDDIE.I SEE OUR NEW GOVERNOR DRIVEN WITH PASSION.NO DOUBT HE'LL BRING THE DAVID WILLIAMS TOGETHER.I JUST WANT TO TAKE TIMEOUT AND THANK THOSE WHO CAME OUT TO VOTE FOR BESHEAR.I ASK YOU TO BELIEVE,NOW WE WON'T BE IN A RACE TO THE BOTTOM NATIONALLY.THANK YOU,THANK YOU.A LA DICK VITALE,BESHEAR IS RECRUITING DIAPER DANDIES BABY,IT'S SHOW TIME BABY.ALL THE CREDIT GOES TO THE PEOPLE OF KY.NO QUESTION.BESHEAR IT.LET'S ROLL BABY.

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